(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
These are great potted plants for being able to stand harsh weather. Portulaca Molokiniensis grows up to 1 to 1 2' tall. Its able to branch forming clumps up to 20" in diameter with each stem being up to ¾" in diameter. The pale and green rounded leaves are up to 2" in length. Usually they grow in dour rows along the stems and begin to cluster and the end of the branches. This is a gorgeous plant that can be places anywhere.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
My plant is doing very well in Zone 9b, inland So. Cal. It has grown a little in 8 months, but appears to be healthy. It's location is outside under a patio trellis with some morning direct sun and shaded area bright sun. Thank you Planet Desert!
plant arrived fast. however that is not what impressed me. it was the packaging and the condition of the plant that wowed me. you can tell they take care of theor plants and makes sure it gets to you in perfect condition which i appreciate! Thank you Planetdesert!
Colder regions warning:If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is save to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at any time.